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Great Stall, not Great Wall. Will Stalling in Mexico deter?

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No one arrested in border clash prosecuted...

COULTER: TRUMP'S GREAT WALL BECOMES TRUMP'S GREAT STALL...

One-third of migrants in caravan being treated for health issues...

MS-13 Member Busted...

For those of us who were ecstatic the night Donald Trump was elected president, who watch election night videos over and over again, it used to be easy to defend him against the charge that he is just a BS-ing con man who would say anything to get elected.

It's getting harder.

Trump was our last chance. But he's spent two years not building the wall, not deporting illegals -- "INCREDIBLE KIDS!" -- and not ending the anchor baby scam.

Within 10 seconds of Trump's leaving office, there will be no evidence that he was ever president. Laws will be changed, executive orders rescinded, treaties re-written and courts packed.

Trump will leave no legacy at all. Only a wall is forever.

We had no choice. No one else was promising to save America.

"On day one, we will begin working on an impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful southern border wall. We will use the best technology, including above- and below-ground sensors, that's the tunnels. Remember that: above and below. Towers, aerial surveillance and manpower to supplement the wall, find and dislocate tunnels and keep out criminal cartels ..." -- Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump

But then he signed a spending bill expressly prohibiting him from building any part of the wall.

"I will never sign another bill like this again. I'm not going to do it again." -- President Trump, after signing a spending bill that blocked any funding for a wall.

Today, eight months later, Trump is about to sign another spending bill that will give him no money for the wall.

Anyone want to bet me that he won't?

So much for the world's greatest negotiator.

Donald Trump is the commander in chief. He doesn't need Congress' approval to defend the nation's borders.

But as long as his excuse for not building the wall is that Congress hasn't appropriated money for it, why on earth would he sign a spending bill that doesn't give it to him?

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"They were Lied to by organizers" - (tough titties, bitties! Now Go back home!)

Migrants who came with the caravan are suffering from respiratory infections, tuberculosis, chickenpox and other serious health issues, Tijuana's Health Department warned on Thursday morning.

The spokesman told Fox News that out of 6,000 migrants currently residing in the city, over a third of them (2,267) are being treated for health-related issues.

There are three confirmed cases of tuberculosis, four cases of HIV/AIDS and four separate cases of chickenpox, the spokesman said.

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Maybe Anne Coulter is wrong, and STALLING the Immigrant invasion in Mexico and letting them agonize there will turn out to be the exact thing that deters more people from trying to cross the border in a caravan

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Illegal Aliens ‘Settling In’ for the Long Haul

A new report – “Settling In: A Profile of the Unauthorized Immigrant Population in the United States”– provides a sobering glimpse into the scale and persistence of illegal immigration in this country.

Examining the period of 2012-2016, the Migration Policy Institute found:

  • 62 percent of illegal aliens lived in the U.S. for up to 10 years. Roughly one in five (21 percent) have resided here for 20 years or more. Using MPI’s estimate of 11.3 million illegal aliens, that translates into 7,006,000 illegals living here for at least a decade.
  • 71 percent of illegal aliens in California lived in the U.S. for a decade or more, as did 70 percent of those in Arizona and 69 percent in New Mexico.
  • Long-term illegal aliens are not just denizens of border states. 68 percent of illegal aliens in Colorado and 67 percent of those in Illinois have lived there for 10 years or longer.
  • 34 percent of the illegal aliens owned homes, with at least 45 percent classified as homeowners in Michigan, Texas, Kansas and New Mexico. An astounding 67 percent of the illegal aliens in Fort Bend County, Texas (outside Houston) owned homes.
  • Even after a decade or more in this country, 47 percent of long-term migrants 25 years old and older had less than a high school education.

The findings point to several conclusions not noted by MPI:

Inevitable results. The foregoing is the legacy of decades of erratic border control and weak or nonexistent interior enforcementThough the Trump administration has bolstered efforts in both areas, the U.S. still lacks a secure entry-exit tracking system.

Hire them and they will stay. Without mandatory E-Verify employment screening, America remains a jobs magnet for low-wage illegal workers. And the presence of so much cheap labor drives down the wages that U.S. employers are willing to pay American employees.

Living off America’s largessFree and open availability of public schools, hospital services and a host of government assistance programs enables illegal aliens to put down roots, and even buy houses.

Local control and the subversion of immigration law. The spread of sanctuary city policies attracts and embeds illegal aliens. This phenomenon is particularly pronounced in urban areas where local officials and media outlets are hostile to the mission of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Wait, there’s more

The 11.3 million illegal aliens enumerated by MPI appears to be a low-ball estimate. If, as the report states, more than 7 million have been in the U.S. for a decade or more, the ongoing influx of illegals points to many more residing in this country now, and far into the future.

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MS-13 Gang Member Busted in AZ Says He Used Migrant Caravan for Cover

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an MS-13 gang member who said he traveled through Mexico with the migrant caravan.

Agents assigned to the Ajo Station apprehended an illegal alien on November 27 after he crossed the border from Mexico. The agents transported the migrant to the station for a biometric background investigation, according to information obtained from Tucson Sector Border Patrol officials.

During the investigation, the agents identified the man as 30-year-old Wuilson Lazo-Ramos, a Honduran national. Agents reported the man has tattoos indicating membership in the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang. He also has a conviction from a court in Maricopa County, Arizona. The court sentenced Lazo to 30 days in jail and two years probation on the weapons offense.

. . . The agents identified the man as 29-year-old Jose Villalobos-Jobel, a citizen of Honduras. The agents were also able to confirm the man’s claim of being a member of MS-13 and his intent on illegally entering the U.S.

“The subject was alone when arrested by El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents,” A CBP spokesman said in response to an inquiry from Breitbart News. “In his post-arrest interview, he indicated that he traveled to the U.S. Mexican border with the Central American migrant caravan. Record checks revealed that in 2006 an immigration judge in Las Vegas, NV issued a deportation order and the subject was physically removed via escort flight to Honduras.”

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WINNING: Mexico’s New President Signs Deal With Three Central American Countries to Stem Flow of Foreigners Hoping to Invade the United States

Get Back!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mXzIftmpDY

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REAL LEGAL Immigrants!  These two make me proud of being American

NEW: D'Souza addresses massive crowd at Marine Military Academy in Texas

 

 

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Ted Cruz, GOP Senators Introduce Legislation to Fully Construct Border Wall

(at last! > after this):

Tucker Carlson: Trump Hasn’t Kept His Promises of Building the Wall, Defunding Planned Parenthood, and Repealing Obamacare:

‘He Hasn’t Done Any of Those Things; There are a Lot of Reasons for That’

Do you think he has kept his promises? Has he achieved his goals?

No.

He hasn't?

No. His chief promises were that he would build the wall, de-fund planned parenthood, and repeal Obamacare, and he hasn't done any of those things. There are a lot of reasons for that, but since I finished writing the book, I've come to believe that Trump's role is not as a conventional president who promises to get certain things achieved to the Congress and then does. I don't think he's capable. I don't think he's capable of sustained focus. I don't think he understands the system. I don't think the Congress is on his side. I don't think his own agencies support him. He's not going to do that.

I think Trump's role is to begin the conversation about what actually matters. We were not having any conversation about immigration before Trump arrived in Washington. People were bothered about it in different places in the country. It's a huge country, but that was not a staple of political debate at all. Trump asked basic questions like' "Why don't our borders work?" "Why should we sign a trade agreement and let the other side cheat?" Or my favorite of all, "What's the point of NATO?" The point of NATO was to keep the Soviets from invading western Europe but they haven't existed in 27 years, so what is the point? These are obvious questions that no one could answer.

Apart from asking these very important questions has he really achieved nothing?

Not much. Not much. Much less than he should have. I've come to believe he's not capable of it.

Why should he be not capable?

Because the legislative process in this country by design is highly complex, and it's designed to be complex as a way of diffusing power, of course, because the people who framed our Constitution, founded our country, were worried about concentrations of power. They balanced it among the three branches as you know and they made it very hard to make legislation. In order to do it you really have to understand how it works and you have to be very focused on getting it done, and he knows very little about the legislative process, hasn't learned anything, hasn't and surrounded himself with people that can get it done, hasn't done all the things you need to do so. It's mostly his fault that he hasn't achieved those things. I'm not in charge of Trump.

[...]You write about vanishing middle class. When you were born over 60 % of Americans ranked middle class. Why and when did it disappear?

If you make above a certain income, or if you live in my neighborhood, you have zero physical contact with other Americans. In other words, the elite in our country is physically separated in a way that's very unhealthy for a democracy, very unhealthy.

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NAILED 'EM - Trump is Fighting Hard to get a Wall Built

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EPIC: President Trump, Schumer and Pelosi Argue on National TV Over Border Wall, Partial Government Shutdown:

‘I am Proud to Shutdown the Government for Border Security, Chuck’; ‘I Will Take the Mantle’

This is epic. Trump, Schumer and Pelosi just argued on national TV for what seemed like forever about a potential government shutdown over border security and the wall being built. Honestly, it was amazing. 

Watch the full video below. It’s cued up to 16:45 for your viewing pleasure:

GO TO VIDEO IN LINK

The only thing I really didn’t like was that by meeting with only Pelosi and Schumer on TV, it makes it look like they both control their respective chambers of Congress. Democrats will control the House, but not the Senate and I think this gives off the wrong impression. While Schumer is certainly an obstacle in the Senate, I’d have rather seen McConnell in this meeting.

I’ll add clips to the post shortly. So if you don’t want to watch the entire video above – WHICH YOU SHOULD – check back shortly for the clips. 

> Link: https://therightscoop.com/epic-trump-schumer-and-pelosi-argue-on-national-tv-over-the-wall-and-shutting-down-government-full-video/

This is worth watching.  Trump is speaking out for MOST Americans

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Haha.  Nice try.  Now walk it back!

CARAVAN DEMANDS REPARATIONS: Give us $50,000 each to go home...

Or get it from Mr Sore-@ss

The first group demanding action, numbering about 100, arrived at the U.S. Consulate at about 11 am Tuesday. The migrants said they were asking that the Trump Administration pay them $50,000 each or allow them into the U.S.

When asked how the group came up with the $50,000 figure, organizer Alfonso Guerrero Ulloa of Honduras, said they chose that number as a group.

“It may seem like a lot of money to you,” Ulloa said. “But it is a small sum compared to everything the United States has stolen from Honduras.”

. . . The second letter, delivered around 1:20 p.m., came from a separate group of caravan members asking for the U.S. to speed up the asylum process. Specifically, the group asked U.S. immigration officials to admit up to 300 asylum seekers at the San Ysidro Port of Entry each day.

Currently, officials admit between 40 and 100 asylum seekers. The group of migrants say the slow pace violates American and international laws that call for an immediate process, and places vulnerable migrants at risk.

“In the meantime, families, women and children who have fled our countries continue to suffer and the civil society of Tijuana continue to be forces to confront this humanitarian crisis, a refugee crisis caused in great part by decades of U.S. intervention in Central America,” the letter states.

. . . The letter said the group is made up of, “families, women and children, the majority of which are young men who are fleeing from poverty, insecurity and political repression under the dictatorship of Juan Orlando Hernandez.”

Orlando Hernandez is the president of Honduras. Their letter also asked the U.S. to remove Orlando Hernandez from office. (hahaha)

Getting $55,000 for each of the caravan members, Ulloa said, might allow them to go back home and start a small business.

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Trump should say: "Go back to your place of origin, and ask for the money there.

Get lt from whomever told you to come to the US.  They deserve to pay."

As for those let in. how many can they stuff on Pelosi's front lawn?  that should be the limit.

These people think they are entitled, thanks to the Democrats' ongoing propaganda

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Sen. John Kennedy: 'I Think We're Going to Have a Shutdown'

By Susan Jones | December 12, 2018 | 9:06 AM EST
 
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(CNSNews.com) - Sen. John Kennedy, a Louisiana Republican, said he doesn't think Tuesday's contentious meeting at the White House was a "spectacle," he doesn’t think President Trump was bluffing, and he expects the government to partially shut down on Dec. 21.

President Trump on Tuesday allowed television cameras into the Oval Office as he stood fast on his demand that Congress give him $5 billion for a border wall. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) remained stuck on "no," prompting Trump to say he'll allow a partial government shutdown at the end of next week.

"I appreciated the transparency," Kennedy told CNN's "New Day" on Wednesday:

I've been in meetings like that before. That meeting was pretty tame compared to some of the lively discussions we have. That would be the first point.

Second point is, look, I happen to think that walls work. I have seen them work in America, in Israel, Bulgaria, Malaysia. But I don't think that's the issue here. I think the issue here is -- well, let me put it another way. I think we're going to have a shutdown. I do, and I think we're going to have a shutdown for two reasons.

Number one, president trump does not looked to me like he was bluffing or is bluffing. And number two, I don't think (Rep.) Pelosi is going to agree to anything because she's worried about her speakership.

Kennedy said he "absolutely" is not happy about the prospect of a partial government shutdown: "I think the American people look to us up here to try to make things work."

As for who gets blamed, Kennedy opined that "it's a pox on all our houses."

> https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/susan-jones/sen-john-kennedy-i-think-were-going-have-shutdown

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House approves spending bill with $5.7B for border wall

The House of Representatives Thursday approved a bill that would fund most of the federal government through early February -- and provides $5.7 billion for President Trump's long-promised border wall, increasing the chances of a partial government shutdown later this week.

Eight Republicans joined all 177 voting Democrats to oppose the measure, which passed 217-185. The bill now goes to the Senate, where it is certain to fall short of the 60 votes needed for passage since the chamber's 49 Democrats are against funding the wall. That, in turn, makes it more likely that parts of the federal government, including nine of 15 Cabinet-level departments and dozens of agencies, will cease operations at midnight Friday.

The vote came hours after Trump told House GOP leaders that he would not enact a Senate-passed package that does not provide money for the barrier.

. . . “You know, when you say we’ll see what happens, is that a good enough answer to the nearly 1 million federal workers, many of them law enforcement types, who are not going to get a paycheck after midnight tomorrow night?” Blitzer countered.

Miller followed up, “That’s the question for the Senate Democrats and especially for Chuck Schumer who apparently at Nancy Pelosi’s bidding rescinded their support for a bill that funds border security.”

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Stephen Miller Quizzes Wolf Blitzer: How Do Dems Support Border Security?

Mexico to let migrants remain while US asylum claims proceed...

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller blamed Democrats for the looming government shutdown, saying in a Thursday interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that their stance on the wall amounted to taking a position against border security.

Earlier on Thursday, President Donald Trump informed House GOP leaders that he would not sign a continuing resolution passed by the Senate the day before because it does not contain funding for his proposed wall along U.S. southern border.

WATCH:

Miller responded by taking the Democrats’ stance on border security issue by issue. “[The Democrats] voted against Kate’s Law. They voted against ending sanctuary cities,” he said. “They voted against deporting MS-13 gang members. They voted against deporting violent criminals. They voted time and time against a physical border wall to stop illegal entry. Where is the evidence that you keep asserting they’re for border security? They haven’t been. They oppose closing loopholes for asylum.”

“I’m just saying I believe government will be funded as long as Democrats make good on the rhetoric you cite and agree to vote for border security,” he continued before being cut off.

Blitzer responded, “But what if there’s no $5 billion in the legislation between now and tomorrow night?”

“We’ll see what happens, Wolf. But I believe that hopefully some Democrats will come to their senses and support mainstream common sense border security,” Miller continued. “We want a bill that keeps America safe. The president’s been clear about that in his remarks today at the signing ceremony for the farm bill and I’m not going to negotiate with you on air. The House is going to pass a bill and send it to the Senate and we’ll see what happens next.”

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Trump's political instinct remains strong

House Passes Spending Bill With $5.7 Billion in Border Wall Funding, 217-185; Bill Now Goes to Senate

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Quinnipiac Poll: Voter Support for Border Wall Hits Record High

Support for building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border jumped to its highest level on record, Quinnipiac University announced Tuesday, reporting results of its latest poll:

“This is the highest level of support for the wall since the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN- uh-pe-ack) University National Poll first asked the question in November 2016.”

Forty-three percent of voters support building the border wall, while 54% oppose it, according to the national survey of 1,147 voters, conducted Dec. 12-17, 2018.

The record 43% support represents a five-point jump from its August 15, 2018 level of 38% and is up seven points from its year-ago level of 36% (Dec. 13, 2017). Back on April 20, 2017, only 33% of voters nationwide supported building a border wall.

By party affiliation, Republicans overwhelmingly support building the wall, Democrats overwhelmingly oppose it, and Independents are divided:

  • Republican Support: 86%
  • Democrat Opposition: 90%
  • Independents: 47% Support, 51% Oppose

> https://www.cnsnews.com/blog/craig-bannister/quinnipiac-poll-voter-support-border-wall-hits-record-high

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Jim Jordan: Democrats Would Rather Stop Trump Than Keep US Safe

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Voters See Migrant Caravans As Threat, Favor Asylum Pause

November 26, 2018

Voters agree the migrant caravans approaching the U.S. southern border are a danger to the country and should be stopped at least temporarily.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey shows that 51% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the caravans of migrants crossing Mexico to enter the United States illegally are a threat to public health and national security. Forty-one percent (41%) do not perceive such a threat. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

> http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/immigration/november_2018/voters_see_migrant_caravans_as_threat_favor_asylum_pause

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Senate Advances House Spending Bill with Wall Funding

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The Senate advanced the House-passed spending bill that contains $5.7 billion in wall funding on Friday.

The Senate passed a motion to proceed on the House-passed continuing resolution (CR), 48-47, that includes $5.7 billion in border wall funding, which will put the spending bill to a full floor vote soon. Vice President Mike Pence broke the tie on the motion to proceed, which will allow the Senate to vote on the legislation.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said on the Senate floor Friday:

My colleagues, here’s where we are. It’s now clear that Republicans have enough votes to proceed to the pending legislation on government funding, disaster relief, and border security. Within the Republican conference, there is strong support for the president’s reasonable request for more resources to tackle the urgent situation on our southern border.

Republicans support the House-passed bill which includes additional border security funding. However, we are also eager to complete the remaining appropriations bills which the Senate has already passed. Since any eventual solution will require 60 votes here in the Senate, it’s been clear that from the beginning that two things are necessary: The support from enough Senate Democrats to pass the proposal at 60, and a presidential signature...

. . . The Senate motion to proceed on the House-passed CR serves as one of the longest motion to proceed votes in modern Senate history, which lasted five hours and 18 minutes. The next longest motion to proceed was on the Economic Recovery Act in February 2009.

 

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Socialist Democrat Suddenly Concerned About Gov’t Spending — But Only When it Comes to Funding Border Security Wall

Despite pushing for a socialist “Medicare for all” plan that countless experts argue would bankrupt the nation, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is now all of a sudden concerned about paying for things.

On Thursday, the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives approved $5.7 billion in funding for the wall between the U.S. and Mexico. The measure has not yet been voted on in the Senate amid ongoing negotiations, and the partial government shut down on Saturday morning. But in response to the $5.7 billion for the wall in the House bill, the New York socialist took to Twitter to claim “no one’s asking the GOP how they’re paying for it.”

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Desperate Americans Try to Crowdsource a Wall, But the GOP Senate Could Fund One by Nuking the Fake Filibuster

Jimmy Kimmel Trashes ‘Dopey People’ Donating Their ‘Meth Money’ to Build the Border Wall

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"cheesy Chuck" SCHUMER is Stopping it

21 hours ago

OUR GREAT COUNTRY MUST HAVE BORDER SECURITY!

 

Congress, White House talking, but no quick end to shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gaveled open for a rare Saturday session days before Christmas as America’s elected leaders partially shut down the government, unable to find a compromise over money for President Donald Trump’s promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump is demanding $5 billion, but congressional Democrats are refusing to accede in a stalemate that provides a chaotic coda for Republicans in the waning days of their two-year reign controlling government.

The president jettisoned his Florida holiday getaway to Mar-a-Lago, tweeting, “I am in the White House, working hard.” Trump was hosting a lunch with conservative lawmakers, including House Freedom Caucus chiefs Mark Meadows of North Carolina and Jim Jordan of Ohio, and several senators, among them Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. Absent from the guest list were GOP leaders or any Democrats.

The president also acknowledged in a tweet it could be “a long stay.”

Talks continued between Democrats and the White House. For the second day in a row, Vice President Mike Pence shuttled over to the Capitol to work on a deal. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of New York met with Pence at the request of the White House, according to Schumer’s office.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he hoped an agreement could be reached “sooner rather than later.”

McConnell said any deal to reopen government would require Democratic support for passage and the president’s signature. “That’s what’s needed.”

Schumer said the shutdown could end immediately if Trump simply dropped his demand for money that was the centerpiece of his presidential campaign. Trump had pledged that Mexico would pay for the wall; Mexico has refused.

“If you want to open the government, you must abandon the wall,” Schumer said.

> https://www.breitbart.com/news/congress-white-house-talking-but-no-quick-end-to-shutdown/

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Politics Limits Virtue-signaling for leftwing hypocrites

Loads of sympathy for illegal invaders, confused trannies, etc - NONE for a triple-amputee Vet

Alyssa Milano Mocks Triple Amputee Veteran for Crowdfunding Border Wall Instead of ‘Taking Care of Our Veterans’

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Left-wing Hollywood actress Alyssa Milano mocked the crowd funding campaign to build a border wall, started by a triple amputee Air Force veteran, arguing that the money could be used to take “care of our veterans.”

“Oh, yes! Let’s while not taking care of our veterans. Cool. Cool. Cool,” Alyssa Milano said in a social media post.

> https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2018/12/21/alyssa-milano-mocks-triple-amputee-veteran-for-crowdfunding-border-wall-instead-of-taking-care-of-our-veterans/

 

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The Wall is President Trump’s ‘Read My Lips’ Moment

President Trump has kept an astonishing number of his campaign promises, from his Scalia-like judicial nominations to moving our Israeli embassy to Jerusalem. He has begun hacking away at the stifling regulatory environment built up by the administrative state and he has inaugurated a much-needed renovation of the United States military. He has cut taxes (though not enough) and eviscerated Obamacare. He has, just a few days ago, announced that the United States would be pulling out of Syria and there are plans, at long last, to bring our troops home from Afghanistan. Promises made, promises kept.

But there is one critical promise he has, so far, been unable to keep. The wall. He has to build the wall. It was the cornerstone of his campaign.

Again, the wall, like lines in the Constitution if you are a left-wing jurist, has plenty of emanations and penumbras. It means robust border control. It means an America-first immigration policy. It means lots of things.

But the wall is the indispensable objective correlative of those things. Donald Trump has to build the wall, and he has to be seen to have built the wall. If not, he will lose in 2020.

. . . If Donald Trump were George H. W. Bush, he would be thinking about checking into that resort about now. But clever readers will have noticed something important: Donald Trump is not George H. W. Bush. He does not care if Chuck Schumer says mean things about him. Wolf Blitzer’s or Don Lemon’s or Rachel Maddow’s or Anderson Cooper’s little tantrums do not disturb his sleep or his enjoyment of a Big Mac. He does not mind it when Bill Kristol or Max Boot or Jennifer Rubin tweet savage things about him. The two self-appointed pastors in the Church of NeverTrump, Pete Wehner and David French, preach their sermons from pulpits Donald Trump does not attend.

A week ago, at their reality-show like White House meeting, Trump told Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer that he would take responsibility for a government shutdown if they refused to fund the wall. “I will take the mantle,” he said to Schumer, “I’m not going to blame you for it.”

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Graham: "Break 'em"

10 Things to Know About the Partial Government Shutdown

Democrat Chuck Schumer, Who Previously Voted for One, Says Funding for Border Security Wall Will Never Pass — ‘Not Today, Not Next Week, Not Next Year’

Lindsey Graham Berates Democrats For Acting ‘Like Children’ On Border Wall Funding, Says Trump Should ‘Break ‘Em Now’

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham on Friday berated Democrats who refuse to compromise with President Trump on border wall funding.

Fox News host Shannon Bream introduced Graham as having “three words for Republicans on the border wall, ‘let’s dig in,'” then asked the South Carolina senator where things are headed next.

WATCH VIDEO - at Link

“Number one, when you make a promise to the American people, you should keep it,” Graham responded. “The one thing I like about President Trump, he is trying his best to keep his promise. He promised to build a wall, and he is going to fight hard to keep that promise. After the caravan, if you don’t see the need for more border security, you are blind. Here’s the problem. I think Democrats hate Trump so much they want him to lose, even though it would be good for the country to work with him on border security. And if he doesn’t break ’em now, it’s going to be a terrible 2019. So Mr. President, dig in.”

The two discussed a possible compromise to make it a “win-win” — somewhere “less than” the $5 billion Trump is asking for but more than $1.6 billion Democrats have offered.

“If they are not willing to work with the president, I think they are going to hear it from the American people in 2020,” Graham said.

. . . “He just needs to make the case that the border needs to be better secured, the money I’m asking for can be well spent. And here is what I find odd, Democrats will spend money on almost anything except a wall that we need.

“We are not sure how this ends,” responded Bream.

“I will tell you how it ends,” said Graham. “President Trump is going to get more money for the border.”

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Cheesey Chuck will be the LOSER

This isn’t a debate, or an argument. It’s a fact: @chuckschumer closed the government b/c he would not allow $5 billion of the $4 trillion the federal govt spends annually to be spent on border barriers. It’s an absurd, political stunt. By @chuckschumer. It is his shutdown.

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